Chicago Tribune Highlights Consumer Research By SEBA's Andrew Wilson

Chicago Tribune business reporter Gregory Karp quoted a recent study about consumer purchasing behavior co-authored  by Saint Mary's professor Andrew Wilson. The Tribune story "The price of bad budgeting, referred to the study "Rose-Colored Glasses: Are Optimistic Consumers More Likely to Trust Salespeople?" in the Journal of Consumer Research.

Dan Leopard, Ph.D.

Dan Leopard, Ph.D., Communication DepartmentLeopard's research interests include digital culture and education, interactive media, documentary film and television and youth culture. He has published essays in Cinema Journal and the edited collections Joystick Soldiers: The Politics of Play in Military Video Games and Convergence Media History.

His recently published book Teaching with the Screen: Pedagogy, Agency, and Media Culture examinethe effectiveness of education, historically through technology, including television courses, classroom computer training and now thorough tablets, mobile devices and MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses).

He is currently researching a book entitled The Information Object in the Digital Age. He can be reached at [email protected] or 310-779-4908.

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